Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

El escritor en la sociedad de masas

Author: Francisco Ayala
Publisher: Obregón
Place: Mexico D. F.
Publication Date: 1956
Genre: Essay
Editions: Buenos Aires, Sur, 1958
Language: Spanish
Keywords: Exile Literature
Intellectuals
Masses
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In the essays contained in this book, Ayala points out the position of intellectual labour in the so-called 'mass society' under the influence of José Ortega y Gasset; an essay on translation theory; a study of the problems of writing and publishing in Spanish; and the very famous 'Para quién escribimos nosotros', where Ayala examines the position of the Spanish writer in exile. It contains: 'Para quién escribimos nosotros'; 'El escritor de lengua española'; 'Digresión sobre la cultura nacional'; 'El escritor en la sociedad de masas'; 'Breve teoría de la traducción'.